With demand for talent far outstripping supply, tech companies in Southeast Asia are both widening their hiring pool and paying top dollar to attract talent. Recruitment veteran Tan Jin Han, APAC Vice President (Technology) at Selby Jennings, shares insights into how mid-careerists can navigate offers and even switch tracks to join the tech industry.
After a near miss on his motorcycle, Yoav Elgrichi – an Israeli entrepreneur living in Singapore – realised that riding assistance technology to protect motorcyclists was woefully underdeveloped. He is determined to change this through his latest startup, Rider Dome, which raised US$1 million last year in pre-seed funding.
In more ways than one, Tamir Niv is a life partner to his wife of eight years, Gin Lee. With their days intertwined, Tamir and Gin juggle family and business, raising two young children while melding their cultures and expertise to build one of the most innovative fashion labels in Singapore.